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“Valley of the Khans” Experts Meet in D.C.
Jun 4, 2012
by Dr. Albert Yu-Min Lin

Two of the world’s greatest scholars of Mongol history joined their collaborators NG Emerging Explorer Albert Lin and NG Archaeology Fellow Fred Hiebert in Washington, D.C. last week to discuss their findings on the Valley of the Khans project, to meet with the Mongolian Ambassador to the U.S. Khasbazaryn Bekhbat, and to engage in other conversations around their exciting work.

National Geographic Emerging Explorer; CISA3, UCSD; Principal Investigator

Albert Yu-Min Lin’s explorations are groundbreaking, because they never break ground. He uses noninvasive computer based technologies to gather,...

Heading Out
Aug 15, 2011
by Dr. Kostas Stamatiou

My horse was breathing heavily climbing the steep muddy trail. Rocks rolled under his feet and he struggled to maintain his footing. Momentarily, I envisioned rolling backwards down the slope towards the other horses behind me, but consciously blocked any further thought of it.

Calit2, UCSD; Historical Research

Curiosity led Kostas Stamatiou on travels away from his native Greece to the rest of Europe, North Africa, and Asia. He came to the United States...

A 21st Century Approach to Ground Surveying
Jul 26, 2011
by Andrew Huynh

Our tech for the field increases exponentially every year we come back to Mongolia.

Human Computation Specialist

Andrew Huynh is a graduate student in the Computer Science engineering department whose research focuses on combining the application of machine...

Spirit of the Mountain
Jul 23, 2011
by Dr. Albert Yu-Min Lin

Before the team can begin working in the region of the holy mountain, the spirits of these ancient places must be addressed through the traditional ceremonies of the local shamans. For team leader Albert Lin, it put the whole project in perspective.

National Geographic Emerging Explorer; CISA3, UCSD; Principal Investigator

Albert Yu-Min Lin’s explorations are groundbreaking, because they never break ground. He uses noninvasive computer based technologies to gather,...

A Window Into the Past
Jul 20, 2011
by Dr. Kostas Stamatiou

We are back to the sacred lands of Northern Mongolia, after a relatively smooth journey from Ulaan Baatar.

Calit2, UCSD; Historical Research

Curiosity led Kostas Stamatiou on travels away from his native Greece to the rest of Europe, North Africa, and Asia. He came to the United States...